Exam 1 Review CH1 and 2

Exam 1 Review CH1 - Exam 1 Review Chapters 1 and 2 1 What is Material Culture Material Culture comprises all the things that people use clothing

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Exam 1 Review – Chapters 1 and 2 1. What is Material Culture? Material Culture comprises all the things that people use: clothing, houses  and office buildings, axes, guns, computers, earthmoving equipment (from  hoes to work animals to bulldozers), books, musical instruments,  domesticated plants and animals, and agricultural and food-processing  equipment.  2. What is Multiculturalism? Multiculturalism is the state of relating to, reflecting, or being adapted to  several cultures. 3. What is a secular society? What does Secular mean? Secular States: countries that have no state religion has no direct  influence on affairs or state or civil law Secularism: a way of life informed by values that do not derive from any  one religious tradition.  4. How has colonization changed the global pattern of languages? 5. The racial differences among humans have lead to many negative things  like? Race: Ideas about affect human relationships everywhere on the earth.  According to the science of biology, all people now alive on earth are all  members of one species, Homo sapiens sapiens. The popular markers of  Daniel Marzella GEOG 1310 Test 1 Review Page 1
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significance. We all Bleed RED!!! Race carries significant social and political importance in some areas of  the world.  Race seems to have increased its importance over the last  several thousand years when humans traveled different parts of the world  and began to encounter each other in situations of unequal power. Some  researcher’s have e suggested that European colonist adopted RACISM –  the negative assessment of unfamiliar, often darker skinned people – to  justify taking land and resources from these supposedly inferior beings. 6. What is a CLIMATIC change? Give an example (there is one in your  book). Climate: the long-term balance of temperature and precipitation that  characteristically prevails in a particular region. By this definition, the last  major global climate change took place 15,000 years ago, when the  glaciers of the last ice age began to melt. Weather: is the short-term expression of climate and can change in a  matter of minutes. 7. Where did agriculture develop first? Agriculture was first appeared in Southwest Asia. 8. Has the human impact on the environment increased or decreased? 9.
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Exam 1 Review CH1 - Exam 1 Review Chapters 1 and 2 1 What is Material Culture Material Culture comprises all the things that people use clothing

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